[virtual presentation via Zoom] D230/Lincoln Way District

Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Click here to register for this event (this link is updated monthly for the event for that month – so this one for April won’t show that date until 4/1/2021) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual webinar] Taking Care: Planning for the future of children with special needs – sponsored by Guardian

Brian will be part of a panel presentation 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Click here to register for this event Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Down in the Southland NFP

Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (this presentation is not open to the “public”) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] New Star Family Support Group

Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Click here to register Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Closer Than Ever – Chromosome 18 Virtual Conference

Benji will be speaking from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (will post the registration link ASAP) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Illinois LEND – Family Partnerships Panel

Benji will be participating on a panel from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (this presentation is not open to the “public”) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Little City

Brian and Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (this presentation is not open to the “public”) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via ZOOM] Collaborative Community Housing Initiative (CCHI)

Benji will be presenting remotely via Zoom with Michael C. Walther II (Oak Wealth Advisors LLC) from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (this presentation is not open to the “public”) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation] DuPage Bar Association Estates and Probate Section – monthly CLE meeting

Benji will be presenting virtually via Zoom from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Click here to register for this event (only DuPage County Bar Association members can get CLE credit for “attending”) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation] IICLE 4th Annual Special Needs Institute: What’s New? What’s True?

Brian will be presenting alongside Scott Nixon (Life’s Plan, Inc.) & Hanny Pei-Rodriguez (BMO Harris) on the topic: “Pros & Cons of Using a Professional Trustee” from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Benji will be presenting alongside Timothy Rigby (Hart, …
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[virtual presentation via Zoom] Planning for the Future for Children and Adults

Brian and Benji will be presenting remotely via Zoom with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. To “register” please send an email to email@rubinlaw.com & include: • Name • Email address • Date of …
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[virtual presentation via Zoom] Planning for the Future for Children and Adults

Brian and Benji will be presenting remotely via Zoom with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. To “register” please send an email to email@rubinlaw.com & include: • Name • Email address • Date of …
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[virtual presentation/webinar] American Bar Association’s RPTE National CLE Conference – “Hot topics in Special Needs Planning”

Benji will be a presenter during a webinar. (this presentation is not open to the “public”) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Special Fathers Network Midwest Conference

Brian will be presenting/part of a panel discussion from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Click on this link to register Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[cancelled due to COVID-19, to be rescheduled to 8/2021] NADS 2020 CONFERENCE – “Creating Life Long Learners Conference”

Rubin Law will have an exhibitor table from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Brian will be speaking, exact timing T.B.D.

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Lambs Farm Family Support Group

Brian will be speaking from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (this presentation is not open to the “public”) Click here for PDF of Power Point Slides for this Presentation Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[cancelled due to COVID-19, to be rescheduled] Chicago Bar Association Elder Law & Disability Committee

Benji will be speaking from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (however the seminar runs from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

[virtual presentation] UPS for DownS: Supporting Siblings

Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Click here to register for this event Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[cancelled due to COVID-19, to be rescheduled] USG Corporation Disabilities Employees Resource Group (ERG)

Rubin Law will be presenting from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

[cancelled due to COVID-19, to be rescheduled] Ray Graham

Benji will be speaking with Tara Conley from S.I.B.S. on the topic of Guardianship during 2 sessions as follows: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

[virtual presentation via Zoom] The Arc of Illinois 70th Annual Convention (Day 2)

Brian will also be speaking as part of the Keynote “The Hats We Wear” along with Darcy Chamberlin, Nora Fox Handler, Leanne Mull, & Sherri Schneider from 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Rubin Law will be speaking on the topic …
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[virtual presentation via Zoom] The Arc of Illinois 70th Annual Convention (Day 1)

Rubin Law will be speaking on the topic of “Special Needs Legal & Future Planning” from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Click on this link to register Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

D64 All Abilities, D64 Student Services Department

Rubin Law will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Giant Steps

Rubin Law will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

[virtual presentation via Zoom] District 230 and 210 Transition Facilitators

Rubin Law will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. via video conference (Zoom) Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Barrington District 220

Rubin Law will be presenting remotely via Zoom from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. If you are interested in participating, please email Chelsea Hedges:  CHedges@barrington220.org Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[cancelled due to COVID-19, to be rescheduled] Valley View School District-STEP

Brian will be speaking with Sherri  Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions, Inc. from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

District 214 & Gerry’s Cafe

Rubin Law will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Indian Prairie School District 204, Naperville Community Unit School, District 203 & the Naperville Accessible Community Task Force

Rubin Law will be speaking from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Lockport Township High School

Brian will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

[virtual presentation] The Arc Ligas/FSN 8th informational seminar

Rubin Law will be speaking during from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on the topic of, “”What Families Need to Know as They Plan for the Future””. The seminar runs from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Click here for agenda & registration information Click here for PDF of more information about Rubin Law Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

[virtual presentation via Zoom] D120 Transition Center Parent Night

Rubin Law will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. this event is not open to the public Click here for PDF of Rubin Law’s Information Request Form (fillable)

Laremont School Special Needs Resource Fair

Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

UIC- Division of Specialized Care for Children- Mokena office

Benji will be speaking from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Plainfield School District Next Steps Committee

Brian will be speaking from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

[cancelled due to Corona Virus – to be rescheduled] Enger School

Rubin Law will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

[virtual presentation via Zoom] Planning for the Future for Children and Adults (sponsored by The Arc of Illinois)

Brian and Benji will be presenting remotely via Zoom with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Click on the link below to register for this event or call (815) 464-1832): https://thearcofillinois.salsalabs.org/planningforthefuture2019-2020/index.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=a2ddbb22-f558-478e-a608-9fc757182503 Click here for full PDF about this presentation Click here for PDF of Power Point Slides for this Presentation Click here for PDF of more information about Rubin Law Click here for PDF of more information about Sherri Schneider (Family Benefit Solutions, Inc.)
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Illinois Life Span Program of The Arc of IL Lunchtime Webinar

Benji will be doing a webinar on the topic of Special Needs Trusts from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by AID (Association for Individual Development)

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please click on the link below to register (or call (815) 464-1832): https://thearcofillinois.salsalabs.org/planningforthefuture2019-2020/index.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=6cf70474-0f47-40ca-af48-e318878b95a7

An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by Glenkirk

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please click on the link below to register (or call (815) 464-1832): https://thearcofillinois.salsalabs.org/planningforthefuture2019-2020/index.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=6cf70474-0f47-40ca-af48-e318878b95a7

An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by The Arc of the Quad Cities Area

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please click on the link below to register (or call (815) 464-1832): https://thearcofillinois.salsalabs.org/planningforthefuture2019-2020/index.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=6cf70474-0f47-40ca-af48-e318878b95a7

SEDOL parent support group

Benji will be speaking from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Angel Wings Foundation

Brian will be speaking from 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Illinois LEND – Family Partnerships Panel

Benji will be a member of a panel discussion from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Brian will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

8th Annual Clearbrook Expo

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Exhibit Hall Hours (Rubin Law will have a vendor table) 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – lunch & presentations

Illinois Statewide Transition Conference

Benji will be speaking during 2 sessions as follows: 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Guardianshp & the Alternatives 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Special Needs Legal & Future Planning

BP Products North America Inc.

Benji will be speaking for BP employees from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

North Shore Pediatric Therapy

Benji will be speaking, along with Howard Suss, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Arc of Illinois 69th Annual Convention

Brian and/or Benji will be speaking, exact timing T.B.D.

Arc of Illinois 69th Annual Convention

Brian and/or Benji will be speaking, exact timing T.B.D.

Linkages – CJE SeniorLife Program for Older Adults and Their Family Member with Disabilities

Benji will be speaking from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Lake Forest Library

Brian & Benji will be presenting from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. please follow the link below to the library’s website for further information: https://www.lakeforestlibrary.org/events/estate-planning-children-and-adults-special-needs

AERO Special Education Cooperative

Brian will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Parents of Extraordinary Children presentation

Rubin Law will be presenting from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

ABES (Autism, Behavioral & Educational Services, Inc.)

Rubin Law will be presenting from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

SFN (Special Fathers Network) Conference

Brian will be speaking during the all-day conference that runs from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Please contact david@21stCenturyDads.org if you are interested in attending

The Place for Children with Autism

Brian will be speaking from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Emcompass (along with JUF, JCFS, Keshet, Libenu, & Yachad)

Benji will be speaking with Stacey Dembo, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

PIE (Planning Is Essential)

Brian will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

NSSEO

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Arc of Illinois 69th Annual Convention

Brian & Benji will be presenting from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. on the topic:  “Guardianship and the many Alternatives – No Two Individuals with Special Needs are the Same”

Arc of Illinois 69th Annual Convention

Brian & Benji will be presenting from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on the topic:  “How to Preserve Assets and Not Lose SSI and Medicaid”

IATP’s (Illinois Assistive Technology Program) Statewide Conference & Expo

Brian & Benji will be presenting during 2 sessions as follows: 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.:  Special Needs Future Planning (Special Needs Trusts, ABLE Accounts, and related topics) 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.:  Guardianship & the Alternatives

Township High School District 211 Township High School District 214, Barrington 220 School District, & NSSEO Transition Resource Fair

Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

North DuPage Special Education Cooperative – Parent Connections

Brian will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

North Shore Pediatric Therapy

Benji will be presenting with Howard Suss (The Suss Financial Group) from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

7th Annual Arc/Ligas Family Advocate Informational Seminar

Brian will be the keynote speaker, speaking from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., on the topic:  “Families, Are You Confused with all the Changes Happening in Illinois?”

[WEBINAR] Brain Trauma Awareness Organization

Benji will be doing a webinar from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Illinois State Bar Association (CLE)

Brian & Benji will be participating as presenters during this full day CLE (Continuing Legal Education) course for attorneys.

Encompass (along with JUF, JCFS, Keshet, Libenu, & Yachad) presentation

Benji will be speaking with Stacey Dembo from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Special Needs Parent Group (SNaP’N (sponsored by The Orchard Church))

Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

ELSA (Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy) Transition Fair

Benji will have a vendor table from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Indian Prairie Special Needs PTA – Special Needs Resource Fair

Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Keshet Webinar

Benji will be doing a webinar from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Indian Prairie School District #204 & Naperville CUSD #203 – Service & Support Provider Resource Fair

Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Angel Wings Foundation

Brian will be speaking from 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Cook Memorial Public Library District

Brian will be speaking from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Illinois State Bar Association

Brian & Benji will be participating as presenters during this full day CLE course for attorneys.  Program Agenda – What Every Estate Planner should know about Special Needs Planning (Live onsite in Chicago office with simultaneous live webcast.)

A.E.R.O. Special Education Cooperative

Brian will be participating on a panel discussion from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

An Arc of Illinois Presentation, “A Day of Benefits and How NOT to Lose Them!”

Brian will be speaking on the topic of “How to Save Assets and Preserve Benefits” from 10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Brian will also have an exhibitor table To register call the Arc of Illinois 815-464-1832 or visit www.thearcofil.org/events

Community High School District 117

Brian will be presenting from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

2019 Annual Transition Conference

Rubin Law will have an exhibitor table from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Brian will be speaking during 2 sessions:  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Blue Bird Day School Presentation

Benji will be presenting from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

McHenry County Bar Association Presentation

Benji will be presenting at 12:00 p.m.

D155 2018 Transition Fair

Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Ray Graham November Speaker Series

Benij will be speaking from approximately 10:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Mount Prospect Library

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Form 1041 Compliance for Special Needs Trusts – Panel Discussion

Benji will participate as a speaker on a panel discussion:  Form 1041 Compliance for Special Needs Trusts: First-Party vs. Third-Party, Qualified Disability Trusts, at 1:00 p.m. EST

Presentation as part of a dissertation in collaboration with IllinoisSIBS & WisconSibs

Benji will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Laremont School Special Needs Resource Fair

Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Indian Prairie Special Needs (IPSN) PTA

Brian will be speaking at 7:00 p.m.

DayOne PACT – Parent Support Conference

Benji will be speaking from 9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. & participating in a panel discussion from 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

ISC (Independent Service Coordination) Agencies – Executive Directors quarterly meeting

Benji will be presenting to the Executive Directors of  ISC (Independent Service Coordination) Agencies at their quarterly meeting from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Arc Ligas Class members (“Know Your Options” (KYO))

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD)

Benji will be speaking  with fellow S.I.B.S. members Katie Arnold & Amy Halm from 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by Elim Christian Services

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by The Arc of Winnebago, Boone & Ogle Counties

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

Illinois LEND – Family Partnerships Panel

Benji will participate on a panel from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. this is a graduate level training program

An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by Community Choices

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by Center for Independent Futures

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

The Arc of Illinois Living With Autism 2018

Brian will have an exhibitor table from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Special Needs Boot Camp – sponsored by IICLE (Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education)

Brian & Benji will be participating as presenters.  Exact timing T.B.D.

IL Statewide Transition Conference

Brian & Benji will have an exhibitor table when not speaking & will be speaking as follows: 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. “Special Needs Legal Planning with Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts” 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. “Guardianship and …
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Options Fair 2018

Benji will have a vendor table from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

2018 Clearbrook Expo

Brian will have a vendor table from 8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Brian will be presenting from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

NAMI McHenry County

Brian will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO)

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Disability Resource Fair – hosted by Schaumburg Township Disability Services

Brian will have a vendor table from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

New Horizon Center for the Developmentally Disabled

Benji will be speaking from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cornerstones Autism Services – 1st Annual Fun Fair for Children with Special Needs

Benji will have a vendor table from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Northern Illinois University: Department of Special and Early Education – Community Learning Series

Benji will be part of a panel discussion & have a table at the Resource Fair portion as well. 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Hall Reception where agencies can have tables 6:00p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Panel Discussion with Question and …
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Chicago Public Schools – Parent Group

Benji will be speaking with Christine Becker (MA., LPC & fellow S.I.B.S. Board Member) from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Developmental Differences Resource Fair (sponsored by Neighborhood Parents Network)

Benji will have an exhibitor table from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

BEST Resource Fair – “Transitions for the Future”

Brian will have a vendor table from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

DSP Shortage: Know Your Options – hosted by The Arc of Illinois, Family Support Network, Ligas Family Advocate Program & IARF

Brian will be presenting from 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. This is a FREE event for families & self-advocates with disabilities, however, registration is required.  Please register by sending an email to Shirley@thearcofil.org or           calling 708-331-7370.

North Shore Autism Speaks Walk

Benji will have a vendor table starting at 9:00 a.m.

Indian Prairie Special Needs PTA (IPSNPTA)

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 7:30 pm. – 9:00 p.m.

20th Annual Transition Conference

Brian will be presenting as follows: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – ABLE accounts 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Guardianship

Ann Kiley Center

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Mental Health Fair (hosted by Vernon Township)

Brian will have a vendor table from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Chicago Parent – Special Needs PLAYDATE

Benji will have a vendor table from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Valley View Transition Night

Brian will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 6:50 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

IICLE (Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education) – 2018 Special Needs Institute

This is a CLE (Continuing Legal Education) for attorneys.  Both Brian & Benji will be speaking & Brian will also serve as a moderator. To register:   www.iicle.com/sni18

ELSA (Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy) Transition Fair

Brian will have an exhibitor table from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Dads of Special Needs Children

Benji will be speaking on ABLE accounts & how ABLE accounts relate to Special Needs Trusts from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

PASEC (Plano Area Special Ed Coop)

Brian will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Kendall County (PASEC) Community Services Fair

Brian will have a vendor table from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Arc of Illinois Convention (Day 2)

Brian & Benji will be presenting on “Alternatives to Guardianship” from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Arc of Illinois Convention (Day 1)

Brian & Benji will be presenting along with JJ Hanley, Illinois State Treasurer on “All about ABLE (the Who, What, Where, Why, When & How of ABLE Accounts” from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

FRED (Friends Relying on Each Other Daily)

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Transition Resource Fair hosted by Districts 211, 214, 220, & NSSEO

Rubin Law will have a vendor table from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by New Star Services

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

NADS (National Association for Down Syndrome) Conference

Brian will be speaking as follows: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Room F) 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. (Room F)

American Bar Association [webinar]

Benji will be leading a webinar for American Bar Association (for members of the American Bar Association ONLY) from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Indian Prairie School District #204-Naperville CUSD #203 Resource Fair

Brian & Benji will have a vendor table set up from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar An Arc of Illinois Seminar, hosted by Livingston County Mental Health Board

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

UIC-Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC)

Benji will be doing a webinar/inservice on Guardianship for their employees from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Krejci Academy

Brian will be presentation from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Medical Malpractice Seminar

Benji will have an exhibitor table from 7:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Lemont High School Transition Fair

Brian & Benji will have a vendor table set up from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Alcott Elementary’s Diverse Learner Committee

Benji will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Autism Speaks – Community Meeting

Brian will have a vendor table set up from 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Autism Speaks – Resource Fair & Transition to Adulthood Town Hall

Rubin Law will have table at the Resource Fair from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Schedule: Resource Fair – 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presentation – Town Hall: Transition to Adulthood – 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Resource Fair – …
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Next Steps

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Indian Prairie Special Needs PTA – 9th Annual Special Needs Resource Fair

Brian will have a vendor table from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Village of Arlington Heights – Commission for Citizens with Disabilities

Brian will be speaking from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar hosted by The Hope Institute

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

An Arc of Illinois Seminar hosted by Schaumburg Township

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.

Elmhurst Parent Support Group

Brian will be speaking from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please email Shirley Linden in order to RSVP:  slpanda2@sbcglobal.net

Stetson Law School – 2017 National Conference on Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trusts

Benji will be participating via video conference:  “Helping Your Clients Develop Next-Generation Care Plans (AV)” from 3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

6th Annual McHenry County Special Needs Resource Fair (Options & Advocacy)

Brian will have a vendor table from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

CSS (Creating Circles of Support for People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Their Families)

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. this presentation is for CSS employees only

Autism Home Support Services (AHSS)

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

District 155 Transition Resource Fair

Brian will have a booth from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

PIE (Planning Is Essential)

Brian will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Illinois Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (ILCCBD)

Brian will be speaking from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

American Bar Association

Benji will be doing a webinar on ABLE accounts from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Clearbrook 6th Annual HBS Expo Exhibit

Brian & Benji will have a vendor table from 8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Wells Fargo Advisor

Benji will be speaking with Laura Sheehan and Erin Boerschel of Wells Fargo Bank, from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Special Olympics Illinois

Brian will be speaking with Mary Anne Ehlert (Protected Tomorrows) on “The ABLE Act – What is it?” from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

North Shore Autism Speaks Walk

Benji will have a vendor table starting at 9:00 a.m.

[postponed, date T.B.D.] Dads of Special Needs Children (Naperville)

Brian & Benji will be speaking on the topics of  of ABLE accounts & how ABLE accounts relate to Special Needs Trusts from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fall 2017 NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys) Summit

Brian will be facilitating a discussion and participating at a breakout the session “Creative Planning with an ABLE Account” from 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 

PASEC Community Services Fair

Brian will have a vendor table from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Keshet Panel Discussion

Brian will participate in a panel discussion regarding planning the future for children with special needs from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

IICLE (Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education) – 2017 Special Needs Institute

Brian will serve as the moderator as well as be speaking as follows: 8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. – “Introduction to the Topic: Special Needs Planning is NOT just Special Needs Trusts” 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – “First Person Special Needs Trusts …
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LIFE Program 1st Annual Transition Resource Fair

Brian will have a vendor table set up from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

19th Annual Transition Conference

Rubin Law will have a vendor table set up from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

B.E.S.T. (Business & Education for Students in Transition) Resource Fair

Brian & Benji will have a vendor table from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

PIE-Planning Is Essential

Benji will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Blue Bird Day

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The ABLE Act: EnABLE Savings for Life (Webinar)

Brian & Benji will be part of a Webinar “The ABLE Act: EnABLE Savings for Life”.  A sixty minute webinar on the ABLE Act, which amends Section 529 of the IRS Code and allows for tax-free savings and investment accounts …
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SiblingResources Sibchat panelist

Benji will participate in SiblingResources Sibchat as a panelist (on the topic of “Future Planning”) from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CST.

5TH Annual MCBA (McHenry County Bar Association) Networking & Educational Forum, An Interdisciplinary Conference for Northern Illinois Law Practitioners

Benji will be speaking from 3:55 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

PASEC (Plano Area Spec. Ed. Coop)

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Cove School

Benji will be speaking from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Valley View Transition Night

Brian & Benji will be speaking during 2 separate sessions on the topic of:  “Guardianship & Alternatives to Guardianship” from 6:30 p.m. – 6:55 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. – 7:55 p.m.

The Future Begins Today – Transition Resource Fair hosted by Districts 211, 214 and 220

Brian will have a vendor table from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

4th Yachad Midwest Family Shabbaton

Benji will be speaking on the topics of:  Government Benefits and Special Needs Trusts, as well as serve on a panel discussion about Special Needs Planning, and lead a sibling group discussion from Friday, 12/9/16 – Sunday, 12/11/16. 

13th Annual Illinois Statewide Transition Conference – Stepping Stones of Transition

Brian & Benji will be speaking at 2 sessions as follows: Session Brown 2 (Rm. B2) :  1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. (on the topic of Guardianship) Session Coral 2 (Rm. B2):  3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (on the topic of …
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2017 Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society Annual Family Conference

Benji will be speaking at 3 sessions as follows: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. on “Life Planning” (for siblings age 16 yrs. & up), with fellow sibling Mary Anne Ehlert, of Protected Tomorrows 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. on “ABLE Act & Guardianship” …
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Indian Prairie School District #204 Service Provider Fair

Brian will have a vendor table from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE) – Linkages Family Group

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions, Inc. from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Camelot Therapeutic School – Hoffman Estates Campus

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Arc of Illinois 67th Annual Convention

Brian & Benji will be presenting on the topic:  “ABLE Accounts: Who, What, Why, Where, When & How!”, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

The Arc of Illinois 67th Annual Convention

Brian & Benji will be presenting on the topic:  “Alternatives to Guardianship, Types of Guardianship & Education the ‘Future Team’ of Advocates, Agents & Guardians”, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

ELSA (Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy) Transition Fair & Info. Session

Brian & Benji will have an exhibitor table beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Indian Prairie School District 204 Special Needs (IPSN PTA) Resource Fair

Brian will have a vendor table from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

BEST Resource Fair – “Transitions for the Future”

Brian & Benji will have a vendor table from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sibling Leadership Network

Benji will be speaking from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Arc’s Ligas Family Advocate Program’s 5th Informational Seminar

Brian & Benji will be speaking on the topics of:  Guardianship & the Alternatives to Guardianship; Special Needs Trusts & ABLE Accounts; Letters of Intent, or Guidance for the Future Team, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Quincy Autism Support Group

Brian & Benji will be speaking from 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The Monarch Walk 2016 (Benefiting Ray Graham Association)

We will have a booth & are sponsoring the “sibling center” at the Monarch Walk  

FISION NFP, Inc.

Brian will be speaking from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Township of Schaumburg, Disability Services Department

Brian & Benji will be speaking on the topic of ABLE accounts from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Elmhurst Parent Support Group

Brian will be speaking from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   If you are interested in attending, please email Shirley Linden in order to RSVP:  slpanda2@sbcglobal.net

An Arc of Illinois Seminar hosted by Oak Leyden

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.  

An Arc of Illinois Seminar hosted by Ray Graham Association

Brian & Benji will be speaking with Sherri Schneider of Family Benefit Solutions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Please call (815) 464-1832 to register.